Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. Who is the waste disposal company?
Young Refuse at 724-495-6199.

 

2. Where can I get recycling barrels?
The Municipal Building on Brighton Road. One is provided to each dwelling free of charge. Replacements or additional barrels are $10.00 each.

 

3. Who are the utility companies?

Electric: Duquesne Light at 1-888-393-7100
Gas: Peoples Natural Gas Co. at 1-800-764-0111
  Columbia Gas of PA, Inc. at 1-888-460-4332
Water: Brighton Township Municipal Authority at 724-774-4800
Sewer: Brighton Township Sewage Authority at 724-774-4802
Cable: Comcast 1-800-266-2278
Telephone: Comcast 1-800-288-4622, Verizon 1-800-837-4966
or go to internet.verizon.com

 

4. Where can I purchase a dog license?
The Treasurer’s Office at the Beaver County Court House at 724-728-5700.

 

5. What is the property millage in Brighton Township?
The Township assesses 12.0 mills; the County 26 mills; and the school district 80.0 mills. Each mill represents $1.00 in Real Estate taxes per $1,000.00 of assessed value.

 

6. Who is the property tax collector?
James W. Onuska at 724-774-2622. Office hours at the Municipal Building, 1300 Brighton Road are:
Tuesday  4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Thursday  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Last Saturday of each month of the discount: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

 

If residents are not serviced, or escrowed by a mortgage company, and do not receive their Brighton Township Real Estate Tax bills, please contact the tax collector.
 

 7. What is the percentage of earned income tax? Who does the collection?
The tax is paid to the Beaver Area School District and Brighton Township at 1/2 of 1% each.
The Collector is Berkheimer. The PSD Code for Brighton Township is 040303.  The Berkheimer web site is www.hab-inc.com.  They can also be reached at 1-866-701-7206.  Berkheimer also collects Brighton Township Per Capita Tax. Calls for Per Capita Tax should be directed to (610) 599-3141.
 

8. Who provides animal control service?
The Humane Society at 724-775-5801.

 

9. Where can I obtain a Township map?
From the Township offices at the Municipal Building on Brighton Road.

 

10. What are the business hours for the Municipal Building?
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

11. Who are the Township and Authority Right to Know Officers?
Bryan K. Dehart for the Township, Municipal Authority and the Sewage Authority and Howard Blinn for Police Records. The alternate for Police Records is Richard Gianvito.  Contact information is as follows:

Brighton Township Municipal Building

1300 Brighton Road, Beaver, PA 15009
Phone:  (724) 774-4800 Police Phone:  (724) 728-1134
Fax    :  (724) 774-3565 Police FAX:  (724) 774-4013
E-Mail: brightontwp@brightontwp.org Police Email:  police@brightontwp.org

 

If a written request is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal in writing  to  Office of Open Records, Commonwealth Keystone Building 400 North Street, Plaza Level Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225.

Appeals of criminal records shall be made to the District Attorney of Beaver County, 810 Third Avenue, Beaver, PA 15009.

 

A records request form can be found on the Applications and Forms Page.

 

Click here to view the Right to Know Policy.

 

12. Does Brighton Township have a burning ordinance?

Yes. Here is Our Burning Ordinance.